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Pupil Premium

Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.

Pupil Premium Grant Income and Expenditure 2015-16

Free School Meals

 

If you receive certain benefits your child may be entitled to a free school meal at lunchtime.

 

Children who are entitled to free school meals may also receive:

 

  • Help with the costs towards residential trips.
  • Help with travel costs to school.
  • Help with school uniform costs.

 

If your child is entitled to free school meals their school can receive extra financial help called the pupil premium.  This is currently worth £1,320 per child for pupils in Reception Year through to Year 6.

 

All children in the Reception Year, Year 1 and Year 2 receive a free school meal.  However it is still important for you to complete an application in order for your child's school to be eligible to receive the additional benefits above.

 

Your child will also be able to get free school meals if you receive any of the following benefits:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit, as long as you do not get a Working Tax Credit and do not have an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenues and Customs) that exceeds £16,190.
  • Working Tax Credit run-on paid for four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit.
  • Universal Credit.

 

To check if you are eligible please call 01284 758883

 

If your child is eligible, you can apply online at www.suffolk.gov.uk/freeschoolmeals (or click on the link below). If your child is about to start school full-time and you already have an older child receiving a free school meal, you do not need to fill in a new application form.

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